Photos: Youths celebrate state's pioneer heritage with parade

Published: Saturday, July 19 2014 3:45 p.m. MDT

Kearns South Stake float in the Days of '47 Youth Parade in Salt Lake City on Saturday, July 19, 2014.

Kristin Murphy, Kristin Murphy/Deseret News

Utahns gather Saturday to celebrate the state's heritage in the Days of '47 Youth Parade in Salt Lake City. The event is one of the largest youth parades in the United States and features floats, marching bands and children. It is sponsored by Union Pacific Railroad and shared the Days of '47 theme for 2014, “Pioneers — Pushing Toward Our Future.”

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